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Jacob Christopher Ortiz also known as Tito Ortiz (born January 23, 1975) is an American mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). While with the UFC, he was the Light Heavyweight Champion from April 14, 2000, to September 26, 2003. Ortiz became one of the sport's early-on stars, becoming the biggest pay-per-view draw of 2006 Outside of MMA, Ortiz is the CEO of the Punishment Athletics mixed martial arts equipment and clothing line. Ortiz is also opening up his own MMA training gym called Team Punishment Training Center (assisted by Muay Thai champion Rick Krogmann) located in Huntington Beach, CA. Jacob Ortiz was born to Samuel and Joyce Ortiz. He received his nickname "Tito," which means tyrant from his father when he was a year old. Joyce has three sons from a previous marriage. His mixed heritage (Mexican father, American mother) is reflected in his ring entrances as he bears both Mexican and American flags. Ortiz began wrestling in his sophomore year at Huntington Beach High School under coach Paul Herrera, finishing fourth in the state high school championships as a senior. Ortiz continued his wrestling career at Golden West College, winning a California state junior college title. Following his stint at Golden West, Ortiz wrestled at Cal State Bakersfield. Ortiz trained with future NCAA, World and Super Bowl champion Stephen Neal. Ortiz was married to his first wife, Kristin, for nearly 10 years. The couple has a son named Jacob together.In 2006, he began dating former porn star Jenna Jameson, whom he met on Myspace. Ortiz cancelled a November 12, 2006 appearance as the guest of honor at the United States Marine Corps birthday ball at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, when the Corps refused to let him bring Jameson as his guest. On November 30, 2006, in an interview on The Howard Stern Show, Ortiz stated that he was in love with Jameson, that she was no longer acting in pornography, and that they were in a monogamous relationship.Ortiz announced in August 2008 that he and Jameson were expecting twins together in April 2009. On March 16, 2009, Jameson gave birth to twin boys, Jesse Jameson and Journey Jette.